Big Cat Keeper Intern - Small Cat Species

internship - full time,

Big Cat Rescue Corporation
Tampa, FL
Closed
Posted 86 Days ago
Big Cat Rescue Corporation
Tampa, FL
internship - full time,
Posted 86 Days ago
Closed

Description

Big Cat Rescue Keeper Intern - Small Cat Species Big Cat Rescue - Carrollwood, FL 9 hours agoFull-timeEstimated: $17,000 - $24,000 a year Apply Now Skills * Volunteer Management * Medication Administration Benefits * Paid Housing Big Cat Rescue is home to about 60+ exotic cats and is accredited by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries. During the course of the internship, the intern will gain valuable knowledge and working experience with small cat species including; bobcat, Canada lynx, Siberian lynx, serval, caracal, and ocelot. Duties include cleaning enclosures, feeding small cats, enrichment and operant training sessions with small cats, landscaping, grounds maintenance, educational outreach and domestic foster kitten care. Daily opportunities available for observation of the care of big cat species including; cougar, leopard, lion, and tiger. Internships are 50+ hours per week and are 12 weeks long. Opportunities for advancement to Level 2-4 Internships. Level 2 Interns advance to caring for cougars, Level 3 Interns advance to caring for tigers, leopards, and lions, Level 4 Interns advance to helping administer medications, Level 5 (1 year internship) Interns advance to managing volunteers and interns. Internship is not paid but provides the following benefits; on-site housing, cable, phone, internet, and $50 per week food stipend. To read about the program in its entirety visit our website: http://bigcatrescue.org/get-involved/volunteer/intern/ Requirements: 18 years old, photo ID, capable of strenuous physical activity, hearing and vision, fluent English, disclosure of prescription drugs and physical limitations, current and proof of tetanus vaccine. Job Types: Full-time, Internship Salary: $50.00 /week

Skills

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